Entercom Names “Coach” John Kentera as Midday Host for 97.3 The Fan in San Diego
PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 27, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, today announced “Coach” John Kentera as the new midday host for 97.3 The Fan (KWFN-FM), San Diego’s Only 24/7, All-Sports FM Station and the flagship station of the San Diego Padres. Coach Kentera will be on air weekdays from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PT, effective July 1.
“After over thirty years in the radio business, I look forward to being a full-time member of the 97.3 The Fan team,” said Coach Kentera. “It will be a pleasure to contribute to the continued success of this station alongside an extremely professional group that has the utmost desire to bring top notch sports talk to the beautiful city of San Diego and its loyal fans.”
Kentera, known as “Coach,” has been on the air in San Diego since 1987. In addition to middays, Kentera will continue to host 97.3 The Fan’s pre- and postgame shows for Padres baseball games, “The Fan’s High School Football Show” on Thursday nights in the fall, and serve as the color commentator on “The Fan’s Friday Night High School Football Game of the Week” broadcast. Prior to joining Entercom, Kentera held various roles for XEPRS-AM in San Diego from 2003 to 2015.
Listeners can tune in to 97.3 The Fan (KWFN-FM) in San Diego on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
97.3 The Fan is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage, has over 300 stations and 3,000 podcasts. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.audacyinc.wpengine.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).